What are Heavy Periods? 

1 in 5 women suffer from heavy periods – also referred to as heavy menstrual bleeding or menorrhagia – which can lead to diminished quality of life. Symptoms may include: 


Excessive blood loss and cramping from your period can mean missing social activities, work, exercise, and much more. Even though heavy periods are a common condition, they are not something to ignore. 

The Cerene® Treatment: A New Option to Treat Heavy Periods 

Dr. Salter and Advanced OBGYN Associates now offer Cerene Treatment in Richardson. Cerene Treatment is a highly effective solution that can help you get the relief you need today. 

The Cerene Cryotherapy Device is an FDA-approved technology for endometrial cryoablation – a treatment that uses cooling technology to remove the lining of the uterus (endometrium), which is often the cause of heavy bleeding and discomfort. 

Cerene provides a safe and well-tolerated treatment that can be comfortably performed in our office. Cryotherapy provides a natural pain relieving, or numbing, effect during treatment, without needing general anesthesia. 

The Cerene Treatment can significantly reduce heavy period bleeding and cramping so you can get back to enjoying life. Most patients can expect to experience the following treatment results: 


Is Cerene Right For You? 

Cerene is for premenopausal women who have heavy periods due to benign causes that interfere with the quality of their daily lives. Importantly, Cerene is also only for women who no longer want to have children. For additional information about the safety of the Cerene Cryotherapy Device, please see the Cerene IFU and Patient Labeling at https://www.cerene.com/safety-information/cerene.com   

Cerene Treatment In Richardson

Contact us today to learn more about Advanced OBGYN’s Cerene services


More Info

To learn more about Cerene, please contact us to discuss your heavy period treatment options. You can also visit www.cerene.com for more information. 


  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  2. Curlin, Howard L, et al. “A Prospective, Multicenter, Clinical Trial Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of the CERENE Device to Treat Heavy Menstrual Bleeding.” Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 28, no. 4, 2021, pp. 899–908.